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Feb 24, 2013 10:30am EST
this morning for a debate. the chairman of the republican governors association, louisiana's bobby jindal and democratic governor of massachusetts, deval patrick. how are the states taking on the big issues that washington is debating? from the budget to gun roll, health care and abortion. governor jindal, governor patrick, welcome back back to "meet the press." >> thank you. >> look, this is immediate impact, governor jindal, here is the front page of the newspaper from lake charles, louisiana, your home state just yesterday showing air traffic control on the funding block with this sequestration. you heard the secretary say this is real disruption because they have to cut a billion dollars. >> the president, you heard right, compared the president to lincoln. we need real leadership here. the president has to stand up to the plight. if he really thinks this will devastate the military, air traffic control, really devastate meat inspection, they rolled out great political theater, cutting 3% of the budget can cause all these consequences, here is a chance to say here is how we can do it
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
that makes me nervous to see strange bedfell bedfellows, and you see people in louisiana who are encouraging charter systems, and vouchers and i am thinking, that you have not been on the side of educating the kids for decades and now i'm supposed to believe that you are? >> part of the republican agenda, and the a.l.e.c. has been to shift as much public money to charter schools to private school vouchers, and you are seeing the big battles in places with red governors and red legislatures and i don't know, we have so much brain power at this table talking about it, and maybe the best contribution ki make is two great documentaries that have come to my attention and one is about hoxley, arkansas, which is a small town that voluntarily segregated for financial and moral reasons, and then on espn, they have a story about a team that deseg regated and the tension that happened there. >> and my mom who went to brigham young university said that the mormon church changed their mind about folks when the football team started to lose. >> she speaks the truth. >> and chris, i wanted to come back to
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
, near a a restaurant we liked so much in louisiana we liked so much, we're going to stick around for dinner. that's cray fish on the table. how much do you have there? >> eight pounds. >> eight pounds in a place called sal's seafood restaurant. another table. they don't bother with plates. they spread putt and eat it. cray fish, crab, gumbo. what brought us here? >> 15 miles southwest of new orleans, ever here of la feet, louisiana? it's a place where even this weekend the super bowl is an afterthought. >> what's the big attraction? >> alligators. >> we're entering the heart of louisiana swampland dereckness. only the bravest souls venture here. boatloads of them. >> it's awesome but it's creepy. >> these animals are not mechanical. >> they're real? >> real enough to touch and hold? must be on something. >> and thanks to the navigating of the captain, they're right off the side. >> didn't have alligators. >> want to pet them? >> no. wouldn't mind a pocketbook. >> all part of the john la feat national preserve, and the al gators are protected but you haven't seen a big one yet. no
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm PST
francisco $4 for a gallon of regular gas. >>> far from the roots in louisiana bay area grammy nominated artist trying to keep a classic form of music alive. >>> plus, red envelopes, how people rang in the chinese new year right here on kpix 5. a number of bay area artists are up for an award. kpix 5 reporter juliette go >>> well tonight is music's biggest night. the grammy awards right here on kpix-5. and a number of bay area artists are up for an award. >> one nominee represents a rich slice of bay area history. [music] >> reporter: step inside of this church in san francisco. [music] >> reporter: and join the mardi gras. [music] tonight, you are in creole country. the guy with the accordion, andre, he is nominated for a grammy in best regional-roots music. [music] >> my family is all from louisiana. i started with the accordion and went nose deep into it. >> reporter: born in richmond, he grew up playing louisiana french music. >> we played four hours straight and people do not sit down for four hours straight. >> reporter: he moves from lou
Feb 3, 2013 6:00am PST
is talking to us later on sunday morning. >> osgood: louisiana has many a hot spot to show off to super bowl visitors. bill geist has been to one of the hottest of all. >> reporter: super bowl fans from san francisco to baltimore and all points in between. >> oh, that's too much. reporter: they are often taken aback by louisiana's fiery food. >> we just douse it on there. reporter: maybe it's the tabasco. >> put it on your tunneling roll it around a little bit. >> reporter: yes it's the tabasco. ahead on sunday morning some like it hot. really hot. >> osgood: on the subject of food, we'll savor the taste of genuine new orleans gumbo with trumpeter winston marsalis who blows our sunday morning theme here every week. we'll meet a man who rode all the way from saskatchewan to new orleans a true labor of love. we'll sample the work of super bowl pop artist. for the headlines for this sunday morning the 3rd of february 2013. four people were seriously injured when a charter bus hit an overpass in boston last night. the bus was filled with high school students from the philadelphia area who had be
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
, there was this story that i was interested in about these communities in south louisiana that were losi their land. but when you go there and you meet the people there isn't this sort of sorrow, there isn't this, you know, there isn't people feeling sorry for themselves, there is a real pride in staying and a joy in the culture that remains. and then that was sort of a parallel to the story of this little girl who has to survive the loss of a parent. and the connections between the loss of a parent and the loss of a place were what really resonated to me and that is something that i didn't necessarily understand when i started making the film. but which i saw was true. and i thin thas so o how we began. >> we conclude this evening with cbs news foreign correspondent from rome, allen pizzey. >> it's ego test kelso is a say that we write the history of the world. i think if we do our job right, politicians and the public cannot say we didn't know. you did know. did you foe bad things were happening. you did know people were starving. you did know there was tragedy. you did know there was sorrow. did
Feb 6, 2013 10:00am EST
report 113-8, for what purpose does the gentleman from louisiana seek recognition? mr. fleming: madam chairman, i have an amendment at the desk. the chair: the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 3, printed in house report number 113-8, offered by mr. fleming of louisiana. the chair: pursuant to house resolution 48, the gentleman from louisiana, mr. fleming, and a member opposed, each will control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from louisiana. mr. fleming: thank you, madam chairman. i rise today to offer an amendment to h.r. 444, the plan act, introduced by my colleague, dr. tom price. dr. price's bill is straightforward. if the president's budget doesn't balance, tell us when it will and what policies he will use to get us there. my amendment adds a requirement if the president's supplemental budget as required by the plan act must include proposals to consolidate duplicative agency functions and programs. here's the good news, reducing duplication in government is low hanging fruit. there is bipartisan agreement on this. even the preside
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Feb 13, 2013 10:30am PST
it would be a louisiana pulled pork made into a patty and seared. that's the ultra. >> stephen: it should be pulled pork and served with a mustard sauce like s.c. >> like south carolina, right. >> stephen: we'll fight latter. we'll stab each other. >> okay. >> stephen: one of reasons i wanted to have you on the show is because you talk to people not from the south and they think everybody from the south is change change -- everybody is like [speaking quickly in southern twang] >> exactly. that's it. >> stephen: there's smart folk. beautiful, beautiful literature from the south that i have never read. [laughter] >> not just literature. >> stephen: what are people missing by thinking the south is a bunch of pig farmers. >> there are pig farmers but it's also a place of great literature and music. this issue is dedicated to the music of louisiana which is some of the greatest in the union. jazz was born in the south. the blues, had a baby, it's name was rock 'n' roll. it was born and raised in the south. >> stephen: what was it about the south that was so different that allowed for jazz and
Feb 1, 2013 12:35am PST
. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. ñ!ñkúget a sealy queen setable. on befor just $3
Feb 1, 2013 7:30am PST
was appointed governor of louisiana and head of the army later on. he arrived in august, 1769, and took formal possession of louisiana for spain. think of new orleans and cuba, in particular havana, governors there were also in cuba so there was all this traveling from one city to another because later when i got my ph.d. from tulaine university and i went to the irish channel. it's interesting, the irish history connected with new orleans. so the o'reilly family has been in louisiana for centuries. in cuba, nobody remembers him but it was the street of calle oreilly, famous until the 50's for its banks and bookstores. it was one of the favorite streets of (inaudible) secretary of the spanish count of fernandino, my grandfather, another irish man feeling at home in havana. there, at the busy corner of calle street and oreilly was a cafe bakery owned by a catelan. it was described by many foreigners, in particular british and irish who lived in havana at the time, as one of the best order and most elegant cafes in the world. its large door led to a main floor with a fantastic stone floor. i saw
Feb 8, 2013 12:00am PST
filmmakers, you know, living in louisiana so it was a miracle that we got the film funded at all. >> rose: you didn't make this expecting to get an oscar or academy award nomination. >> no. >> rose: you made it intending to what simply make the best little film that you could make. >> yeah t was a mission it was a mission whose goal was really just creating a film that we would be proud of. i think that obviously we wanted people to see it. but i think in our wildest dreams it would have shown for a week in new york or in los angeles. and you know, we would have been able to go home and show it in louisiana an be proud of it and hopefully make more. but that was the wildest dream of a film like this, you know. >> rose: so tell me the story and tell me the themes that you see. >> the story is about hushpuppy and she lives in this town called the bathtub which is cut off from the world by a giant water production system and a sort of mythic version of louisiana. and you know, the film is about a sort of environmental myth logical apocalypse that comes to this town that she has to survive wi
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
tracking that monster winter storm. >> cameron landing in new job and heading to louisiana. the story later in sports. >> we do have a little snow in the seven-day forecast. the seven-day forecast. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. >> hundreds of millions of particles of snow are bearing down on the northeastern u.s.. travel bans in effect. residents are being told to stand aside. >> that massive storm is expected to dump of multiple feet of snow and it could be a storm for the record books. sally kidd is in washington with the latest. >> we spend part of the day with forecasters at the national weather service. they say this is the result of two weather systems, lightin
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Feb 12, 2013 2:00am PST
into portions of louisiana out here through out the day today. we have flash flood watching in effect and flood warnings. there is a possibility to see more severe weather. it is sort of the panhandle southern portions of alabama southeastern louisiana including the city of new orleans. any one out there needs to pay attention to what's going on with the weather. tornadoes will be possible through out the day. they will be through out portions of texas and oklahoma and we could be seeing out here as much as a foot of snow. there is a winter storm warning in effect. we have snow coming down northeastern colorado and texas panhandle. snowfall temperatures will be seeing the snow into the 30s. high temperatures into the northeast. very mild. that will be the story pretty much for most of us across the area and new england. expect that over the weekend to continue to mount. heather and patti ann i have good news and bad news. we could be seeing another nor' easter as we head into through thursday. another one to track coming this weekend. >> thank you very much maria. >> stories you can bank on thi
Comedy Central
Feb 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
sp so special about it. >> it's a community at the wrong side of levees at the bottom of louisiana. >> stephen: why would anyone live on the wrong side of levee. the levee is to keep nature away from people. >> but there's towns that exist down there that have a way of life that exists for hundreds of years and they are rooted to the environment there. the economy is based on fishing and degreing all things very specific to the region. so the culture is based in being able to stay in these special places. what the film is about is the way the places places places art the moment. >> stephen: the economy down there seems to be based on heart rending sandness. [ laughter ] >> no it's -- >> stephen: obviously it's ultimately a hopeful tale but it's heart piercing at times. >> well, you know, i mean, one of the things that the film is about is the way in a the people in the bathtub not just survived this storm but also, you know, keep a hold of their joy and this culture that is incredibly sell bra tory and joyous. >> stephen: we have an example of that, a lip clip that talks just to ta
Feb 10, 2013 1:35pm EST
the south. the black panther story is a great migration story, so they come from texas and louisiana to the bay area to oakland and they find themselves in the center of history a couple decades later. >> host: your book focuses on medical care. you write that the black panther party, the panthers were heirs to an unchartered tradition of african-american health politics. >> guest: it means we haven't looked closely enough at the fact that the civil rights tradition, even if we think about the 20th century, because it was always a medical act to this tradition, so i think we understand the forms of discrimination, jim crow racial segregation that we understand this is part of the early 20th century african-american life also included health care. if you go back across the 20th century to the organizations in the initiative we think is important, health care is always there. one way of thinking about the black panther party is to put them in this genealogy of people like marcus garvey who had a cadre of nurses. people like nonviolent coordinating committee come which people know how,
Feb 25, 2013 11:00am PST
. from baton rouge, louisiana, please welcome dianne lindsay. nice to see you, dianne. [cheers and applause] so i know down in baton rouge we play on wafb at 6:30 at night, which is why maybe it's appropriate to have a little bit-- >> cocktail hour. >> cocktail hour, okay. >> you betcha. >> what do you normally have while you're watching the show? >> well, on a good day, wine. >> uh-huh. >> on a real good day, a margarita. on a real bad day, a margarita. >> [laughs] >> one of those. >> and when you play the game at home with your glass of wine or the margarita, how do you do? >> well, i do well enough that my husband said, "you really should try out for the show." >> and you did, and you made it, which proves that you're pretty smart. your husband's here. michael's in the audience. >> yeah. >> i noticed. and some of your buddies, six of your friends that i know they're your friends because they're all wearing the beads. >> no, they are my friends,my ds and two of them are my sisters. >> i'm glad to have all your family with you. and everybody's got the beads on, i noticed. >> y
Feb 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
, these parishioners ended up stuck with louisiana swamp land. >> reporter: many churches ask for donations. but some members of the general assembly church with congregations in california and two other states say the promise of eternal life cost them dearly. >> it was a nightmare. >> reporter: horris says in 2002p pastor lacy hawkins started preaching about a real estate investment opportunity. >> he's the only man that can put you in third heaven, and if you don't support this, then you're not a part of the church. >> reporter: hawkins second-in- command headed up the venture called day star. it promised returns as high as 35%. >> i invested about $120,000. >> reporter: - his retirement money. and he wasn't alone. >> originally i had invested $250,000 from my stock. >> reporter: former member julio says he never quite knew where the money went. >> any time we asked questions, we were told, you're a bad spirit. what's wrong with you? >> reporter: day star operated out of this building in vallejo but suddenly shut down in 2006. stunned church members
Feb 14, 2013 9:30am PST
of celebrations, especially down in louisiana. this video is from houma, louisiana, where they have the second largest mardi gras parade next to new orleans. what we're paying attention to in this video, of course, the police there in the middle of your screen. they are currently making an arre arrest. we don't know what for. something else is about to happen. >> oh. >> according to reports, someone threw a beer bottle at this officer. but this cop knows exactly who he's going after. >> oh. >> [ bleep ]. >> you -- >> holy [ bleep ]. >> a full-on brawl breaks out. according to reports the guy in the red hat who is 21-year-old adrian fry was the guy who threw the bottle. the cop goes, grabs his shirt. but adrian fights back. other cops join in. . >> dre yan -- >> people behind the camera are saying they're it'sing him. you can't tell if that's true but you hear them yelling it. this is what's really interesting. listen to the commentary toward the end of the video. >> when are you going to learn, don't fight the cops? come on, bro. come on. what are you thinking? >> it seems like the folks know
Feb 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
the path but statement you have the 12345r9 from louisiana saying -- senator from louisiana saying marco rubio is just naive. gwen: what about the president's role? they beat him to the punch in the announcement. he went to las vegas the next day and say me too and we hope they mean it. is he waiting for congress to take the lead? >> for now. this has been a delicate dance and it's been going on behind the scenes for months. how hard does obama have to woman out -- come out to push for this before he starts to alienate the sentence i think he struck it almost exactly right in his speech. he went ahead and let the bipartisan group come out with their proposal first and he praised them during his speech. he said here's what i want and let's talk about it. he didn't draw any lines in the sand but he also said if you guys don't do anything, i'm going to step in and then later when he was on with, i think it was univision, he said three months is about -- i'm not going to tolerate that. >> let me ask about interest groups in pastoras business has been on one side, they wanted lots of cheap la
Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
of louisiana because of the conditions and the way things were there, and i thought i've got to do something to get out of here. there were two things. including joe louis. i'd trade boxing -- i tried boxing and got knocked out in the second round. tavis: it was not a bowling ball. >> and then jordan was the king. he was our elvis, you know what i mean? this cat has got nice hair. how did he get that hair like that i did not know anything. the first time i tried that, i burned my head. this is not it. tavis: there is that seen in malcolm x, getting burned. go ahead. i am sorry. >> so we had our first black jockey coming on the air in new orleans, and he was talking about maxwell coffee. his name was okey dokey smidge. pie, and drink maxwell house coffee." it was always, this is wsdu." there was a black guy on the radio. that was like knocking out rocky marciano. a small kid in the south who had nothing to look forward to. this cat was on the radio. if he was on the radio, i knew i had the shot. i wanted to be on the dew point -- do box. -- juke box." when he said, "lawdy miss clawdy," he was
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
of vermont. they went through tweets to map out people's moods. louisiana a is the saddest, followed by miss miss -- mississippi and us. >> i don't agree with that. >> the award goes to -- it's dead sigh -- silence. >> you are focused on the stage. they name your film and you go -- you can't really say anything. you sit there in shock. >> he won the academy award for the short documentary in twn. photo journalist talks about the importance of his film and tells us what he's up to now. remember, we are your oscars station. go to there, you can find information about all the nominees and the presenter's history. enter to win a 50-inch lcd tv. >> the list is coming up. here's a sneak peek. >> a super bowl twist. we're serving it up. >> here's what's coming up tonight on abc2. ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. >>> dr. taylor, tell us about the robot. >> the robot doesn't do the operating. the surgeon controls it. the robo
Feb 26, 2013 5:30am EST
video out of louisiana this is not snow falling from the sky but hail. there are reports -- were reports of hail the size of peas to golf ball size. it lasted 20 minutes and changed to rain and if you have any experience with hail storms, 20 minutes is is a long time and can be a precurseor to things like high winds straight line wind and lynette even the threat of tornadoes. hail is is a sign for bad things to come. >> you are right. and you know you are talking about that in louisiana. and that was yesterdaych the severe weather threat is shifted to the east. we are looking at heavy rain in georgia. so if you are going to be traveling in that direction today you might want to hold off. and even around our area we are going to see the wet weather this heavy rain on the move as we go more into the afternoon. this will overspread the area by the evening. talking about heavy rain. but right now, we are dry. we are dealing with plenty of cloud cover this morning. so as you step out and about this morning, temperature wise, it's what you can expect. 32 when you wake up around 7 this morning.
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